Nov. 19 2021
Companies are committing to environmentally friendly practices, but it still starts in the field and on the farm
Nov. 18 2021
As my time on the Iowa State Dairy Judging Team comes to a close, I am grateful for how much I grew and learned
Nov. 17 2021
Within the dairy industry, I fall into two minority groups: I’m a woman who milks Jerseys
Nov. 16 2021
Animal rights extremists will go to great length to make their opinions known; don’t let them disrupt your farm
Nov. 15 2021
General Mills and the dairy checkoff turned to social media to celebrate World School Milk Day
Nov. 12 2021
Steven and Connie Schmitt’s commitment, passion, and hard work as a farming couple is evidenced by a collection of aerial farm photos proudly displayed
Nov. 10 2021
The state of California faces a water deficit that will take years to repair
Nov. 9 2021
Last week I had the opportunity to attend the Western Dairy Management Conference in Reno, Nev. Let me just say that it was amazing to be at an in-person conference
Nov. 9 2021
Justyne Frisle of Wisconsin 4-H rose to the top of the youth division as well as grabbing the oral reasons title. Morrisville’s Jade Atherton was the high individual and won reasons
Nov. 8 2021
Hope for the best and plan for the unexpected — if life was just that easy. The Virginia 4-H dairy bowl team was comprised of four very talented young ladies
Nov. 5 2021
Hosting a virtual tour is right at the tip of your finger. Practicing, relating the content to your audience, and having a well-planned route can make it even better
Nov. 4 2021
A world without animal agriculture wouldn’t be good for the nutritional viability of many people
Nov. 3 2021
I live in an old farmhouse. It’s got a creepy dirt basement, splintery old floors, and drafty, well, drafts. Last night, on my way to the bathroom, I stumbled, threw out a hand to catch myself
Nov. 2 2021
On or off the farm, women make valuable contributions to agriculture
Nov. 1 2021
Cousins Delana Erbsen and Nevin Erbsen of Lanark, Ill., were the highest placing individuals at the National FFA Dairy Cattle Evaluation and Management contest held in Indianapolis, Ind., in late October
Nov. 1 2021
Avoidable costs are unnecessary costs—always have been and always will be.It’s why dairy producers like you remain vigilant about identifying any part of the operation where additional (and...
Oct. 29 2021
Meet my toddler niece, Everly. Her 2-year-old self has grown up spending countless hours out and about at our family dairy farm
Oct. 28 2021
It seems everyone in the United States is having supply chain issues right now. Some have faced worse challenges than others
Oct. 27 2021
It is fun to envision what automation we may be able to integrate onto our dairy in the future
Oct. 26 2021
Working with Mother Nature offers beauty as well as the challenges